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Between my daily 45-minute commute and pulling support and transportation duties on out-of-town photo and video shoots, we have been putting some miles on the Atlas. With 11,087 miles on the odometer, it was finally time to visit our local Volkswagen dealership to get the oil changed. In addition to changing the oil, they completed
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There will be a hybrid version of the Ford Bronco, the rugged SUV that the automaker is bringing back to the market next year. The inclusion of a hybrid was confirmed today by CEO Jim Hackett during Ford’s annual shareholder meeting. It is not a big surprise. Ford’s main focus going forward is on trucks,
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Ford will invest $500 million in Rivian, aligning the maker of the industry-leading F-Series pickup line with an upstart that’s electrifying gas-guzzling trucks and sport utility vehicles. The second-biggest U.S. automaker also is forming a partnership with Rivian, which Amazon.com backed with an investment announced in February. Ford will build a vehicle using the platform
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Peugeot has accelerated its plans to launch its brand on North American shores, from its original, tentative 2026 timeframe to a more recent announcement that it could be here as soon as three years from now. That means acceleration of Peugeot’s product planning and homologation, the strengthening of its executive core, lining up ad agencies
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Curious to know whether this front-wheel-drive (sDrive) X2 has any sort of performance advantage over its all-wheel-drive (xDrive) counterpart, I asked our test team to run it through our test track routine and analyze the differences against previously tested X2s. Sure enough, our data shows that the X2 sDrive28i can get to 60 mph in
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Call it the Ocasio-Cortez Effect. We are witnessing a pendulum swing of sorts—a backlash against the trappings of excessive wealth and conspicuous consumption—as signified by the election of the New York Congresswoman and her democratic socialist cohort. So it isn’t a surprise that being seen in a gleaming Extreme Silver Bentley Continental GT W12, with
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The 2019 Honda Passport will arrive in dealerships nationwide on February 4. Prices start at $33,035 and surpass $44,000 on the top trim. Standard features on the Passport Sport include a 5.0-inch display, seven-speaker audio system with subwoofer, 20-inch alloy wheels, three-zone automatic climate control, and fabric seats. Honda Sensing is also standard, which brings
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Ford chose to show off the 2020 Explorer this week, and the big news is that its three-row crossover has gone rear-wheel drive again. Ford says it plans to offer both an ST version and a hybrid, but the base model will get a 2.3-liter turbo-four and a 10-speed automatic transmission. And if 300 hp and 310 lb-ft of
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After redesigning the Sorento for 2016, Kia revealed the refreshed version of its popular midsize crossover late last year. Following three years on the market, that was probably a smart decision. But unless you park both versions next to each other, you probably won’t be able to tell the difference. The question is, though, does
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Genesis showed off the revised G90 in Korea this week. The flagship sedan receives some big design changes as well as technology updates. The Genesis G90 adopts a new crest-shaped grille that comes to a sharp point at the bottom. On either side are new quad head lamps with a G-Matrix pattern. This pattern imitates light reflecting
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